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Law and Justice

This guide provides access to major Australian and international legal resources and help on searching them.

Government Legislation Websites

How to Find Legislation

Video - Finding Australian Legislation

Finding Australian Legislation

How Law is Made in Victoria

The How a Law is Made in Victoria flow chart describes the key stages in law making in Victoria.

LawOne provides access to bills, second reading speeches and explanatory memoranda.

Example: Look for changing conditions related to the legal use of cannabis.

  1. Search terms -- narcotic drugs 
  2. Select Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 [CTH] 
  3. Click on Key Info (icon on top right of page) to follow the progress of the legalisation of medicinal cannabis from bill, to second reading.